With a Runway over the Pool and Holiday Lights Aplenty, a Fash Bash Sparkles in The Woodlands

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With a Runway over the Pool and Holiday Lights Aplenty, a Fash Bash Sparkles in The Woodlands

Neera Patidar and Amanda Abiassi

VIVACIOUS INFLUENCER AND fashionista Theresa Roemer and her husband Lamar hosted the fabulous Fashion Woodlands bash and Make-A-Wish Foundation fundraiser at their home, complete with a runway installed over the pool in the tented backyard.


The “over the top fashion show” had a “magical winter wonderland theme” with Christmas trees, holiday lights, shimmering metallic orbs of various types, and even chandeliers strung over the catwalk, said a rep for the event’s organizers.

Participating designers included Jose Sanchez of Mexico, London’s Dahlia Razzook, Houston native Cesar Galindo who bases in New York, and H-Town’s own Jonathan Blake, who has recently relaunched his career after a long hiatus.

The party was abuzz with flashy style, on and off stage — and one of the night’s most special moments came when a Make-A-Wish kid named Sidney got to strut the runway in a custom look made just for her by Blake. Modeling mogul Page Parkes was also on hand, donating modeling classes for Sidney, who’s angling to make her fashion debut in New York sometime soon! (The gal will have something sparkly to wear when she hits NYC, as the guest who won the $20,000 Mark Pharo earrings donated them to her.)

Many notables turned up for Fashion Woodlands, including Vicki Gunvalson of Real Housewives of Orange County, pink-haired society diva and all-star fashionista Vivian Wise, NFL pro Adrian Peterson, five-time Olympic speed-skating medalist Chad Hedrick, and Hector Villarreal of the famous Lucho men’s store.

Models on the runway

A runway model with Theresa Roemer and fashion designer Cesar Galindo

Vivian Wise and Thor Foster

Five-time Olympic medalist Chad Hedrick and wife Lynsey

Joe Balderas and Corey White

Ashley Peterson and football pro Adrian Peterson

Blake Barber, Mariah McKinstrey and Reed Barber

Brandon and Brandi Berryhill

Claudia Van Harn and Diane Kink

Anthony Zogheib and LaTricia Willbanks

Courtney Wilkerson, Christine Goodson, Ashley Cooper, Lauren Charbonneau and Amanda Lynn

Christopher Mitchell

Model on the runway

Jean Wilson, Michael Pearce and Lois de Armas

Kaitlin Sliger and Page Parkes

Vicki Gunvalson of 'Real Housewives of Orange County'

Iraida and Danny Brown

Model on the runway

RJ Ramos and Marc Harvey

Maple Brown

Héctor Villarreal

Yvette Adams

Kel and Thess Elliott

Model on the runway

Shanna Burks and Lisa Eickoff

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